CANCELLED Writing Lab: Writing Poetry with Allen Plone

  • Friday, April 10, 2020
  • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • The Galen at Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert 72-567 Highway 111 Palm Desert, CA 92260
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Writing Poetry

This writing lab has been postponed to a future date TBD. We will not have a writing lab on April 10, 2020.

Presenter: Allen Plone


Unraveling the mystery of the poem. Emphasis on the craft or writing poetry, including poetic diction, metaphor, simile, meter and rhythm. The different poetic forms are shown and discussed; lyric, prose, sonnet and ekphrastic are emphasized. Modern poetry, including rap and slam are explored. The class delves into the intention behind a poem and the why of a poem, not what a poem means. For prose writers, the class investigates how poetic diction and metaphor can spark your writing, making it come alive in a heart-to-heart connection with your reader. Attendees are encouraged to bring in three to five of their poems for analysis. Each attendee will be given a 50 page manual to help them with their poetic intentions, regardless of what they may be.

Location:The Galen at Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert is located at 72-567 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA 92260. The museum is located next to Cuistot Restaurant, and faces Hwy 111.

Driving Entrance to the Museum: click map for directionsIf driving Hwy 111 from Palm Springs toward Palm Desert, there is an entrance to the museum off of 111, just before El Paseo. There's also an entrance off El Paseo. Lots of FREE parking.

Classroom: Enter through the main front door. There are adequate outlets for people who need to charge their phones or iPads.

To received a full refund minus a $25 cancellation processing fee, attendees must cancel their registration 5 days before the event. No refunds will be given after that time.


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